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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Scientific and Technical Information Branch, for sale by the National Technical Information Service] in Washington, D.C, [Springfield, Va .
Written in English



  • Chesapeake Bay (Md. and Va.)


  • Estuarine ecology -- Chesapeake Bay (Md. and Va.) -- Remote sensing -- Congresses.,
  • Marine ecology -- Chesapeake Bay (Md. and Va.) -- Remote Sensing -- Congresses.,
  • Plumes (Fluid dynamics) -- Congresses.,
  • Remote sensing -- Congresses.

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Other titlesSuperflux 1980.
Statementedited by Janet W. Campbell, James P. Thomas.
SeriesNasa conference publication ;, 2188
ContributionsCampbell, Janet W., Thomas, James P., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Scientific and Technical Information Branch., Langley Research Center., Northeast Fisheries Center (U.S.)
LC ClassificationsQH104.5.C45 C45 1981
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 515 p. :
Number of Pages515
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3922254M
LC Control Number81603638

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of the Chesapeake Bay Outflow Plume Experiment (COPE1 and COPE2) in September and May The objective of these experiments was to understand the dynamics of the freshwater plume that forms outside the mouth of the Chesa- peake Bay (Figure 1) through data fusion, utilizing a . The Chesapeake Bay plume was selected as the site for a series of prototype experi ments, and a number of state agencies and universities participated in the study Three interactive aircraft-boat experiments focused on techniques to characterize the spatial-extent, variability, and biochemical properties of the plume during periodsof high.   JOURNAL OF MARINE SYSTEMS ELSEVIER Journal of Marine Systems 12 () Bathymetric influences on the lower Chesapeake Bay hydrography Arnold0 Valle-Levinson a**, Kamazima M.M. Lwiza b~l a Centerfor Coastal Physical Oceanography, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA , USA b Marine Sciences Research Center, State iiniuersity of New York at Stony Brook, . Diel patterns in the uptake of nitrogenous nutrients were observed in the coastal plume of the Chesapeake Bay system, but the specific patterns varied with season. During the winter months, rates of NH 4 + and urea uptake were significantly higher at night than during the day, and rates of NO 3 − uptake were higher during the day.

  Ken Moore, a VIMS professor and research manager for the Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, said a host of state and federal agencies are involved in the effort to study the plume. Educator Materials Introduction: Dead Zones in the Chesapeake Bay Why are there dead zones in the Chesapeake Bay? Use a short slideshow to engage students with the Chesapeake Bay. Educator Materials Chesapeake Bay Food Web Before Large Scale Harvesting and European Settlers This worksheet prepares students to compare this historic food web of the Chesapeake Bay to the food . Chesapeake Bay is a long and narrow estuary in which seiche motions are common phenomena. These motions are generally driven by the longitudinal (N‐S) wind at 2‐ to 3‐day time scales and are characterized by a node at the mouth and an antinode at the head of the bay. Chesapeake is the rambling story of a portion of the Chesapeake Bay area from the time just before Europeans arrived until the 's. While the story began well, eventually it really did begin to ramble but also it skipped major moments in history (the Civil War is mentioned as an afterthought and the Civil Rights movement is mentioned as a /5().